Talk:Reihan Salam

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Self-promotion[edit]

An editor recently added a bit about Salam's self-promotion efforts, and criticism thereof. I wonder if this is really notable? Almost all successful new writers self-promote -- who else is going to do it? No biggee, though. Cheers, Pete Tillman (talk) 17:48, 15 February 2009 (UTC)

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As an openly gay Conservative, Reihan holds views that conflict with other family values Republicans. I think it is quite pertinent to his biographical info to at least mention his same-sex orientation much as has been done for his colleague Ken Mehlman. 99.117.134.245 (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 13:42, 2 October 2011 (UTC).

Why Is This in an Encyclopedia Article?[edit]

"Like many New Yorkers, Salam does not drive."

Does he take milk in his coffee? How often does he get a haircut? Boxers of briefs?

In other words, there is a ton of trivia that could be chucked in every biographical page. If this has no connection to anything of importance about the man, it should be yanked. GeneCallahan (talk) 13:58, 28 February 2012 (UTC)